September is the perfect time to visit the Little Carpathian wine region near Bratislava. Celebrations of wine including manifold cultural programme and tasting of regional specialties in the streets of the town centre of Pezinok belong to top events in this period of year.
Wine Festival in Pezinok
takes place right on the streets of this lovely wine town. This particular festival is one of the most famous and popular ones in the country. Of course, wine festival is not only about wine. It means food, music, dancing and even grape pressing. You will find many other drinks made from this tasty fruit as well, e.g. legendary Federweisser, which comes from sweet, freshly pressed and fermented grape juice.
The origin of the Wine Festival in Pezinok
dates back to the 13th century. During the Great Depression of the first half of the 20th century, the celebrations were held only in cozy cellars, but nowadays the festival has grown in size and popularity. Pezinok is an old winery town
surrounded by slopes of a Little carpathian mountain range. In addition to production of pottery, brickmaking and mining, wine production and wine making have had a tremendous impact on the livestyle of the people in here.
You are welcome to join the celebration in the streets
of the medieval town of Pezinok
, where local producers offer their young wine. Moreover, the Festival is rounded off with live concerts, performances and tasty traditional food such as cigánska what in fact is grilled pork or chicken with mustard and onion, goulash as well as roast goose, sausages, lokša pancakes made of potato dough or the famous trdelník cake.
to taste delicious food and wine, meet the locals, friends or colleagues, enjoy the extraordinary atmosphere, and have fun.
Town of Pezinok